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>> tonight. >> i thought we were doing something good. >> bodies donated for science... >> how much regulation exists? >> got a call from the fbi saying we have your husband's remains. >> an america tonight exclusive investigation. tonight, 10:00 eastern. only on al jazeera america. >> this is aljazeera america live from new york city, this is tony harris. estineage, nationals accused of stealing technology from the united states. massive airbag recall. 34 million cars affected and the biggest recall in u.s. history. battle for iraq, after the mostly sunni city of ramadi falls to isil, and a month after the death of freddie gray violence in the city of baltimore and possible solutions.
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it is the biggest recall in u.s. history. the department of transportation says nearly 34 millionaire bags made by japan's tackatta corporation are being recalled. the exploding airbags are blamed for five deaths, and 100 injuries nationwide. lisa stark the automakers are already recalling some of the airbags, and why the expanded recall? >> well, tony, that's true. and in fact, automakers have recalled about 17 million vehicles so here we are doubling it. the reason is that the manufacture, tackatta, has finally given into pressure, and finally agreed that a recall is necessary. here's secretary of transportation, anthony foxx. >> up until now tackatta has
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refused to acknowledge that the air gags are defective and today, they have agreed to declare that the airbag inflaters are defective. it is recalling them nationwide. >> now the safety board says that it this is a good day for consumers, but it's long overdue. problem with the airbags started surfacing in 2014. and -- in 2004, and they trickled in year after year, so here we are more than ten years after the first problem with the airbags now a massive recall, and it will take many years more to replace these airbags with new ones. here's the center for auto safety. >> this is one of those instances where there's no silver bullet, magic overnight cure. this is going to take years but we can be assured that if
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the government keeps on tackatta's back, we'll have safe airbags installed as part of the recall program. >> now, the government and tack ata are trying to figure out the root of this. ammonium night rate, very explosive, and it can be a problem overtime. and the problem is these airbags explode too explosively, and pieces of the inflator fly out and hit drivers. there have been deaths and injuries, and the government says that they're going to be testing the new airbags the replacement ones to make sure that they're safe for the long-term, but they say even the ones, tony, that are going in now are at least safer than the bags that they're replacing. >> my goodness. 34 million cars affected. so what should consumers do, lisa, if they have one of these
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potentially defective air backs in their car? >> well, the government is till trying to figure out exactly which models and which model years, they hope to have that nailed down in the next couple of days for the expanded recall, and the consumers will get expanded recall notices. look, you have to a continue to drive your car, but make sure that you check in repeatedly with your dealer to get that airbag replaced as soon as possible. >> lisa stark for us in washington, thank you. federal authorities say that they're still not sure if anything struck the amtrak train that derailed in philadelphia last week. last week, the national transportation safety board ruled out a gunshot. eight died and 200 others injured. and the conductser, critically injured, is suing amtrak, and the railroad unions have elected to put a second engineer in the locomotives. and now to the accusations of
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espionage by china. six nationals are accused of stealing secrets of technology often used in military secrets. it's the third time in recent years that the u.s. has accused china of economic spying. mike viqueira has more from washington. >> reporter: they are accusing six chinese citizens, including those at university of california, of conspiring to steal technology from the companies where they were working. it's the technology that filters sound from incoming and out going calls on cellphones. the allegation that they set up an elaborate rat scheme, including a shell company in the cayman islands and close ties to the government of china. wasn't of the american companies involved, abago the leading american company that manufactures and produces and
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sells that technology. according to an indict released on tuesday wayne pang, who works for abaga said that my work is to find every possible possible detail and copy directly to china. the indict alleges that the coconspirator prowsed and sold the technology to both chinese businesses and the chinese military. one of the alleged coconspirators, a university professor, gang, was arrested at the airport trying to enter the incidence on saturday. and while the department of justice lead the investigation and released the indict today it was welcome news across the government. >> that the united states is committed to protecting u.s. company's trade secrets and their proprietary business information, and it's an
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important issue for the united states. a role in the investigation. >> the indict comes amid a crackdown from the department of justice on an alleged chinese espionage. last year, it arrested five military employees for allegedly hacking into to it steal trade secrets and last year two chinese individuals stole from the dupont company and sold to the chinese firms. >> the suspects worked at two u.s. companies that specialize in a very specific kind of technology. science and technology's jake ward joins us from san francisco, and jake, help us understand better than what the defendants are accused of taking. >> reporter: well, tony, the technology is one that two of them in the indict, they worked
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together at usc university of southern california, on what is called fbr technology, and what it basically does, it isolates out unwanted frequencies. you and i are awash in frequencies of every order from wi-fi and blue tooth and phonecalls and this very specifically allows phones and will military hardware basically isolate the frequencies that they want. so it's really a way of just making sure that all of the sort of chaos that we walk around in all of the day every day doesn't sort of intrude on phonecalls and other sensitive information. >> so wait a minute, how big a deal is this alleged theft? i guess i'm asking why the justice department clearly is going to to these lengths going to all of this trouble. >> well, it's really just sort of that this case seems to be just particularly kind of sensitive soups and nuts
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situation, and they have seen the company go from the company taking trade secrets from their u.s. employers, and they work for two manufacturers of this kind of system. with them, and resigned their two commissions and the jobs of the companies simultaneously and handed off to a university in china and conspired at that point to create a whole manufacturing facility, a company called rfs microsystems which then manufactured that very thing created a factory for that, and began selling them to military sources in china, establishing military contracts. so it's the soup to to nuts here, having learned from abago and passing it off to the military in china, and this is what the u.s. regulators have worried about between the chinese and u.s. companies for a long time. >> trade secrets have always
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been a point of contention between the chinese and want u.s. and i imagine that this won't help that relationship. >> right, it has always been a great source of contention between the chinese and want u.s. regulators. they have had almost an impossible time getting their products into the united states and it is because in part of sort of a reported suspicion that u.s. regulators believe that they might carry spyware against the united states. there has been no evidence of that at all. but companies like sprint and others have reported that when they consider cha way a big chinese company four u.s. companies have been turned down and this is not going to help that kind of a relationship. >> jake in san francisco,. the police in texas say they may know what touched off that deadly biker gang fight at a restaurant this weekend. it started with a conflict in
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the parking lot. heidi jo castro joins,, and we heard this startled likely in a bathroom so what's the new theory here? >> hey tony. we heard a lot of theories, whether it was in a bathroom or a parking lot dispute. but whatever the case, it sparked violence that a lot of bad blood had built up too. on sunday, there they were until the patio, and there were shots and about a dozen why wounded. the waco police that you this might happen, and there were 22 uniformed officers there immediately at the scene and that's why innocent bystanders and staff members of the restaurant were not injured. >> my understanding is that
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three people arrested in connection with the sunday shooting were released on bond have since had their bonds revoked and what's going on here? >> they said that the three were never mistakenly released, but rather, they had been arrested outside of the crime scene, and they were booked on a lower case number on a bond set by the judge. >> it was his decision and his option to revoke their bonds. they had been released. and he revoked their bonds and reissued arrest warrants, and those individuals, two of them, have been rearrested. >> and so that judge revoked the bonds when he realized that these three individuals were also tied to the twin peaks
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case. and they're part of the 170 or so biker members who now have a $1 million bond each. and are facing charges of organized crime and intelligence says that the isil leader killed in saturday's raid in syria held american hostage muir for a time. muir was killed in february after 18 months of captivity. and they were able to fight off an isle attack in a town in anbar province two days ago and the pentagon said that iraqis abandoned dozens of vehicles before they fell, including tanks and personnel carriers and humvees.
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>> they are preparing for a war in iraq. shi'ite fighters at the force are 30 kilometers east of isil's new stronghold, ramadi. they plan to push deep into the heartland to capture territory for iraq and the lavant. >> we're announcing that the forces are getting ready to take back anbar. people asked for help about a month ago but the politicians were reluct ant. >> reporter: the council will request such assistance when ramadi fell to isil on sunday. but the council is not representative of all of the tribes. many don't want shiite forces on their lands and they would prefer arms to wage this battle alone. officials in baghdad are insisting that the fighters are no longer militias operated by the government. and they are trying to calm
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sunni fears. and even the u.s. has asked about deploying them in the sunni province and now they say it's their decision. there are those who don't agree, that the paramilitary forces are stronger than the state. but fighting isil after months of u.s. training, the rebel forces are weak, and they were unable to hold the ground. they are stepping up the airstrikes and have promised to help the iraqi government recapture lost ground. boilings ill is on the offensive and the people are on the move. starting it the security forces east of the town. the fighting has already displaced thousands. makeshift camps are being put up under the control of the government and want local alize in anbar but not all tribes support the government.
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and the disentis growing. >> reporter: we are here to help our people, who have been abandoned by the officials. and they aren't doing anything. >> they are saying that the government has done little. >> we haven't eaten in two days. >> reporter: the battle for anbar has begun in earnest. and there are fears of consequences. sunni leaders have long said that they secure their province. and stopping isil is the first challenge. challenge with the vacuum, it could mean another war. aljazeera, baghdad. >> iraqi journalist and former news center in baghdad. good to see you again. so we have this report that iraqi forces and sunni tribes were able to fight off an isil attack in fallujah and ramadi.
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so give us a small glimmer of encouragement that maybe sunni tribesmen and iraqi forces can work together to potentially down the road retake ramaldi and eventually anbar? >> . >> this is the beginning because the sunnis -- isil is has taken over their cities, and isil is is carrying out executions, anyone working for the government is executed. so there's no choice for them to go forward with the militia to fight isis. >> and partly of the reporting that we're getting coming out of ramadi, is that isil is literally going door-to-door, attacking people in their
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homes, and that is horrible. >> it is. actually, they were shooting randomly at families, people who work for the government. a two-year-old kid was killed in her mother's lap. and they went into the house and opened fire on the family, so they're committing horrible atrocities here. >> i want to believe that there's an opportunity because a lot of people are reporting that perhaps the staging of shia militia groups, who are planning to launch the assault on ramadi, that staging of those groups, having those shia-led militias going into mostly sunni ramadi -- what's your take? >> i think -- i don't think -- i'm not that pessimistic about the shia militias going to ramadi. first of all they went to
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tikrit and bad things happened that time. but first time, about 1700 shia soldiers were killed, massacred. so we can understand the kind of -- how angry they were, and how they wanted to take republican. revenge. but they learned the lesson, from what i hear, and they want beyond taking revenge. now, the shia militia they're looking right now at political gains from this, and in the future if they are successful, they can retake ramadi, they will become invincible in baghdad, and its way more important than attacking a few houses in ramadi and seeking revenge. on the sunni side, they have seen that the tribal forces are unable to stand up to isis, and there's no other way except to join forces.
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and so it's a future interest. both sides know that there's no way to face isil except they fight together. >> what is the american role in the middle of this? this -- this scene you've just described. you're talking about a weak iraqi military. and you're talking about a country that's still deeply divide. where is america in that scenario? >> america on the military side, to continue with the air raids and maybe escalate them. on the political side, i think that the u.s. should play a more significant role in bringing the sunni and shiite leaders together. it's not enough to tell each side separately, you have to talk things over and you have to agree on things. unfortunately -- >> what does that mean? in a country what does that mean? meetings? >> bringing them together. i mean president obama just held a meeting in camp david
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with the gulf leaders. now, i'm not saying that president obama should meet with them right now but at least he's actually the one who is interested in iraq and running the iraqi affairs. he should go, or he should meet with them. there should be a meeting right away, something urgent. what's happening in iraq right now, unless we deal with it in a serious way unless there's a serious political effort to bring both sides together, iraq will fall in the hands of those terrorists. >> an iraqi journalist and news editor, it's great to talk to you. >> thank you. >> coming up on the international hour, two military viewpoints in the fight against isil from the u.s. and iraqi perspective. but just ahead, more than a murder a day violence has surged in baltimore in the
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months since the death of freddie gray. plus the state department's january 2016 deadline for the release of hilliary clinton's emails and the federal judge says that's not soon enough.
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>> a significant oil spill off of the coast of santa barbara. boy, that's beautiful country. the coast guard said that the leak has stopped but not before producing a slick about four miles wide. for the first time in about a month democratic hopeful hilliary clinton answered questions from reporters in a campaign in iowa at an event that she was at, about her family's foundation, and she also took a question on iraq. in 2002, the then senator clinton voted to authors iraq. >> i made it clear that i made
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a mistake plain and simple and i have written about it in my book and talked about it in the past. what question knew see is a very different and dangerous situation. the united states is doing what it can but ultimately, this has to be a struggle that the iraqi government and the iraqi people are determined to win for themselves. >> mrs. clinton also talked about the controversy surrounding her emails while at the state department. and david schuster is here with more on that part of the story for us. >> tony, the last several days, hilliary clinton has faced a drumbeat from democrats and ridiculed by republicans over the press and she changed course. after 278 days of not taking a question from reporters on tuesday, hilliary clinton took five. >> was there a conflict in your paid speeches and the runup to the announcement that you're
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running for president. >> no. >> for the last year and a half, just in speaking fees, bill and hilliary clinton received over $25 million. >> you're in the tip to echelon of earners in this country. how do you expect every day americans to react? >> obviously bill and i have been blessed and we're verify grateful for the opportunities that we had but we have never forgotten where we came from. >> and clinton said that it has not changed her policies. the next involved the state department emails. >> i want those emails out. and nobody has a bigger interest in having them released than i do. >> last fall, she had 55,000 emails from a private account that she said were related to government business, and the state department said that it would finish reviewing the emails and be in a position to release them until january of 2016. but on tuesday a federal judge
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in the case, contreras ordered that they be released sooner. clinton seemed pleased. >> i want them out as soon as they are out. >> can't you demand it? >> they're not mine. they belong to the state department. and they have to go through the process, but as much as they can expedite that, that's what i want them to do. please move as quickly as you can to get them out. >> and with that, hilliary clinton decided that the 2 and a half minute news conference is over. >> what about the 2,000 other emails mrs. clinton. >> earlier in a panel discussion iowa with aans, preselected by the campaign, a small business owner asked clinton about a controversial trade deal. >> jobs are -- >> the proposed transpacific partnership, or pte has bitterly divided president obama and democrats including
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elizabeth warren. clinton puns it. >> i want a judge to sign the final agreement. i've been for trade agreements, and against trade agreements, and i've tried to make the evaluation gaffed on what i thought they would produce, and that's what i'm waiting to see. >> a luxury clinton can afford, because unlike her former senate colleagues, she won't have to vote on it. taking no position on the trade deal, top democrats believe that hilliary clinton may be cementing perception that she's running scared and has no place to hide. >> a desperate search for survivors in columbia after yesterday's early morning mudslide. >> and teachers in school districts are walking out or plan to walk out. today is seattle's turn for the one day strike.
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what's at the core of all of this? money, of course.
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is. >> it has been one month since the death of freddie gray, and with the allegations, violence in baltimore is on the rise. there have been 34 homicides in the past 30 days, and that's a 40% increase over the last period last year. the city reported an additional 164 non-fatal shootings. un60% from a year ago. protests after freddie gray's death, largely focused on the relationship between the police and the public. but they also called attention to the growing wage gap between rich and poor, especially for people of color. and fom tom has more from baltimore. >> reporter: it's another workday in baltimore's poorest neighborhood. and joyous gospel music fills the air. but in the streets men of all
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ages spend their time aimlessly. >> it's as simple as saying, listen, we'll pay you $6 an hour to sweep the streets. just give them something to do. it's a transfer of energy from destruction. >> finding steady work for those with few marketable skills can be hard in the state of maryland. it has lost 25% of its manufacturing job base in the last decade. but the economic slide started 40 years ago. this is where one of baltimore's great historic employers, the bethlehem steel mill stood. last year, it was demolished, but the jobs that it once supported have been dwindling for years. baltimore is just an example of the urban dilemma. high poverty areas has tripled and in the big cities, it has
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been unchanged. since 2000, the entrenched poor have doubled to 4 million people. the decaying schools here offer little hope of advancement. students realize at some point that the schools are failing them. and they don't stick around. bright students are bored and they drop out also. >> for 25 years socialeologist alexander tracked the progress of poor children, black and white until they reached adulthood. and his findings, race still matters. >> doing well until baltimore's economy, is very much conditioned by race, and very much the difference between white man and working class background and everybody else. >> devon butler said that with us the police pick you up, it's
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hard to have a future. >> they won't be able to get a job, because they write off your past history three years ago, two years ago whatever, and they hold that stuff against us. >> faith and economic mobility has always been fundamental to the american dream. but in the heart of it too many of its cities, it's a dream that is still deferred. tom ackerman, aljazeera baltimore. >> the community leaders in baltimore said that they plan to hold a rally on thursday. let's bring in revandoens, who organized the funeral for fred fred. good to talk to you again. >> hey t. tony t. good to talk to you. >> i'm a little troubled. i thought i was going to take this in a different direction but let me ask you heart-to-heart, i'm a little troubled about the conversation that i'm hearing about
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baltimore, and a little troubled by the frame for the discussion. i haven't heard a discussion that for me feels like it is on point, forward-looking, about the future, how folks living in kind of entrenched poverty in that city, change the dynamics of their lives. have you had any of those conversations in the month since i spoke to you last? >> . >> absolutely. i think that those are the damaging conversations that give us hope for the future. you've had private industry willing to partner with the top heavy partners ready to deliver the services to the community. you have groups coming in with partnership ready to do strike force, attachment, cleaning up neighborhoods, and engaging people for employment opportunity. there are bridges that are being built.
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this once was a city where there was a bridge that went to inform nowhere. those were the opportunities that most kids had and now those bridges are in disrepair and hard to cross from one side to the other. in the process of at least being looked at, so that people can crossover. >> you know, it's interesting, and are you seeing public-private partnerships, are you seeing community and private partnerships in the aftermath of freddie gray's death, groups coming together and having these kinds of coverings, setting out an action plan, businesses in the community. and i don't mean to single them out, but i'm thinking about a huge corporation there in baltimore, underarmor for example, companies like that, saying we're going to double down triple down in baltimore. >> that i have not seen, and i'm not saying that that discussion has not begun or the
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door is not open, but what i will say to you what baltimore should do with the successful giant businesses is look at the employment practice as the door to opportunity. and allow the whole town the advantage for employment to take place. i'm sure under armor -- i don't want to point them out but i believe that the population of baltimore, i refuse to believe that that's reflective because you can't find help. it's not just with employment in baltimore. segregation is a gender issue in baltimore. and it goes across racial lines, impacting black communities, people of color who are educated and well train, who are given the hometown advantage as your previous article before me says. there is a separation in baltimore, and it starts with your skin color.
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>> wow and i want you to expand on that, because you're right. tom, in this piece before began this conversation, said race still matters in baltimore. expand on it. >> well, i think last month riots show that race does matter. there's a huge divide between west baltimore and downtown baltimore. there's limited access for playgrounds and funds and venues. i live in downtown. and one of the things that i've noticed that has set me on fire that's hard to explain i live near the harbor, and as a result of that, there's a basketball court and a volleyball court. at nighttime, the volleyball court, the lights go on, and nighttime, at the basketball court, there are no lights. the basketball court in downtown baltimore in the right zip code is not allowed the wrong people to play on its court. but in the right zip code, it's
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allowed the right color of people to have access to public usage with public lights. those are the kinds of diversified discrimination that are subtle that exist. i think that we move from the kind of discrimination where you have a bundle of old white guys sitting in the club, smoking cigars, and i think that you have the soughtout plan that says, they're not like us. they bring havoc trouble and confusion to our community. and i think that that has to stop. and once that stops you begin to see people really believe that we're one baltimore. we're better. industry is better when it engages all of its citizens. grants and gives them opportunities to employment. the city is better when we open up the door to the business franchise and help them get what they need to move forward and get ahead.
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i think the honest discussion is baltimore is a magnifying glass to the rest of the world. i can't help but talk about last week. all over the world when there are people oppressed and depressed, you see bullets and rocks. and when you go to the west bank, you saw rocks for bullets, and you usually see people's sense of hopelessness responding in a non-positive way. it happens all over the globe and right here in the greatest country in the world america you see the spotlight magnified and highlighted right here in baltimore. >> reverend owens, it's great to see you again and we're going to halt when i next visit my hometown. thank you. >> man we need you back at home. you are one of the bright lights who escaped the city and for that, we're grateful. for that, keep on doing the good work. >> thank you. america's second largest
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city has voted to raise the minimum wage. los angeles will raise it to $15 an hour by 2020. the city council approved it today, and by some estimates 40% of the population earns less than $15 an hour. thousands of teachers in seattle walked out of the yard line today. they want higher pay and smaller class sizes and better public school funding in general. allen reports from seattle. >> to fully fund education. >> it's aimed at pressuring the state to spend more money on schools, rolling one-day strikes. seattle today. >> you can't have second rate funding with the situation that we had. >> teachers like gary thomas rally on their campus and gather for a big march downtown, the city schools were are dark. 52,000 students out of class.
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mira tinova, lucky to find daycare for her two on short notice. three years ago, the state lawmakers were not fulfilling their constitutional duty to fund education and they still aren't. they are in contempt for failing to satisfy the high court. a special session is underway now as lawmakers work overtime, but there's still no budget inside. >> i should be in the classroom with my it students, and not standing out here with a sign, wearing red. and you know, fighting for something that's so obviously needed. it's ridiculous. >> so it's unfair. yeah we need to do something about the state of education in the state. >> legislators have been ordered by the courts to do that. what kind of a grade do you give them? >> an f. >> the strikes are illegal under state law as teachers are state employees whose
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contracts prevent them. but there's no clear enforcement mechanism or clear penalty. the union leaders are careful to call them lock outs and say that they're not striking against the districts. >> as far as i can see the education system is saying, you're not quite there keep going. >> reporter: he says that the school needs a funding overhaul not just more money in this budget. >> the responsibilities of school districts have grown overtime, and the funding system has not managed to keep pace, so we're in a system now where we're way behind. and the supreme court's decision was simply to say yeah, we're way behind, and we really need to catch up. and that's a very very big step. >> here at garfield high school, where they have bagged lunches for all the teachers
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shrug off the legal issues, and say bigger issues are in play. >> think that we should not live like this day offer day. >> according to the union teachers have walked out or plan to walk out in coming weeks, in 60 districts state wild. >> nothing is going to change by doing nothing and you look around here and you see a lot of people trying to get something done. >> and that number could go up the number of districts striking and the number of students and families directly affected. we're told by the washington education association that more garg thing units around the state will be voting on whether to hold strikes and the superintendent of schools in the state said that he knows they need more mechanisms for funding, but the strikes are a breech of contract and the teachers are walking down the wrong path. >> thank you. the teachers have gone in strike in europe well.
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educators in france are upset about reforms that would do away with many traditional lessons. paul brennan reports from paris. >> reporter: education reform raises its head here in france every five years organization, and the aims are the same, namely to restore the golden age of the republican school system, and that can led to a decline of the french schools when it's a national standard. this time, it's the french president, francoise oland and his education reform, but what they have done with this promotional, it's to unit everybody against them. >> we don't know exactly if it works, and we have not consulted on that, and we don't have an idea of how it works.
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and it's all very messy and we don't like the messes. >> the former secretary of education, says that the proposals are obnoxious and empty headed partisans, and scandalous. and they said that they are intellectuals. you can see the bitterness with which this issue has been taken on all sides. tradition adds are phasing out the traditional latin and greek, and to make voltaire optional and not compulsory part of the curriculum. and also, briefing a presentation if you like, by the german embassy in paris just last month. giving their proposals about
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the reforms, saying that the downgrading of the german language in schools would have trade between france and germany. to see the french it socialist president pitched against left leaning teachers is a curious thing indeed. but the relate is that both sides glee that the elites, the media, and politics. what they disagree on how best to achieve that. >> the rescue workers are in the columbian town where a mudslide killed about four dozen people. 100 people lived along the ravine where it occurred. >> well, the town, the central town is pretty much still in one piece except for the smaller houses that were built along the ravine.
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but the fact is that it's a very rugged topography of columbia, and the fact that there are many houses that are precarious in the way that they are built. so it's the perfect cocktail for the disaster to happen. we have seen many of them in columbia over the past years. this village has been hit the hardest. others are safe, but the situation here, i think that this incident shows that the government needs to take a closer look to the places at risk and try to prevent other disasters. >> well, tornado warnings are posted in parts of texas and oklahoma right now. and we have a little show and tell kevin. >> tony, it's a very active night, as well as flooding and we'll get to that in a moment. this is the satellite imagery over texas text, and the thunderstorms intensified. we have two of them here, and
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under these, we have been seeing some tornadic t. i want to show that you in a moment. for texas and oklahoma, 15 tornadoes as of right now that's the preliminary count. some of here toward northern texas. one in dallas, and under that complex that we saw on the visible imagery. and then over here toward oklahoma, we have a lot of cells moving closer to norman, oklahoma. but look at some of the video that came in. this is actually purcell oklahoma. this is a funnel spout. and when it comes to the ground, it's a tornado. this is a very thin tornado. and we're going to be seeing more on this today. and more on this as we go towards tomorrow. the threat is pretty much in the same exact locations as tomorrow. >> oklahoma and kansas. appreciate it. >> coming up next on the program, shell executives, under fire, questions about drilling in the arctic and climate change.
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>> in seattle they will not back down after days of demonstrations against arctic drilling. kayaks were at the oil drilling last week, and today the protesters gathered where they faced questions. >> it was the moment for shell shareholders to meet the board and put forward their concerns. but before they could environmental campaigners had gathered outside of the venue determined to highlight the dangers that they believe that shell's plans pose to the arctic. >> shell has gone back this year to the arctic, despite the concerns and the risk and the massive protests, and what you see is that they're still pursuing the strategy that's basically going to towards 4° celsius of global warming, and that's not in line with the international commitment. >> seemingly a world away from
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that hundreds of people have been staging a water--borne process against shell's plans calling them the kayakists of seattle, they have used the oil drilling rig in the harbor as a means to highlight their it concerns. one alaska campaigner traveled to the netherlands to explain the danger that's she thinks her people will face. >> and i hope that the board will be able to realize how high-risk this is for them to go out there. because it's a very dangerous place to try to drill right now. they don't have a proven technology that will be safe enough to drill out there in the ocean. >> but shell says that it has developed many safety procedures to enable it to drill in the arctic, and that it is committed to reducing
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climate change. at shell, we have long recognized that meeting energy demand is a massive challenge but so too is the need to tackle the real, growing threat that climate change poses. within a few months of the meeting, shell will start exploratory drilling in the arctic. some suggest that 20% of the world's oil and gas supplies lie there and shell says that it represents a huge opportunity and it also represents with a huge responsibility. dominic caine aljazeera. >> as you know, wall street had a major role in the collapse of interstate. and since then, the federal government promised to police the financial industry. aljazeeraali velshi said that not much has changed. >> six years ago wall street,
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and it has hardly changed since then. notify dame university published a survey of 1200 professionals and it found that one-third of them believe that the industry hasn't changed despite numerous pledges of reform. 47% said that they're sure their competitors engage in unethical activity. 23%, they are sure that their fellow employees have done the same. 27% said that the firms they work for don't put their client's needs first. part of the problem tony, is the culture at the firms. many of them have environments where snitching is frowned upon. 19 =p-rs of the respondents said that they thought that the employer might retaliate them if they report in the workplace
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and the department of justice is expected to fine five big banks billions of dollars. and they are titans on wall street. jpmorgan chase and citigroup and they're expected to plead guilty to criminal charges for breaking anti-trust laws. but whatever the case, wall street has a lot of work to do. >> airing right here on aljazeera america. and a look at what's coming up at the top of the hour, john seigenthaler. >> coming up at 8:00, tens of millions of airbags recalled. the largest in u.s. auto history. why no one fully understands what's wrong with the bag and how to look if your car is on the list. they left 17% of the students, but almost half of the student lone defaults. for profit colleges are often accused of putting money before
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students and education, and now whistle blowers on how colleges lure perspective students on campus. plus, incredible images from the skies above dubai. two men wore go pro cameras as they flew over the arab emeritas, and they flew up to 120 miles per hour in their custom jet wings. they tell us how they pulled it off. and also tonight, he has been called the architect of the california sound. from the eagles to linda ron stat's faithless love. >> best of my love, it was a hit. and you're only lonely, absolutely, we cut it mauls we knew it was a hit. we were halfway through the album before i even recorded that song. >> fascinating guy. and we'll have all of the stories coming up in a few minutes. >> boxing fans say that the fight of the industry between
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pacquaio and mayweather was a fraud. they said that pacquaio's shoulder jury should have been disclosed. and it many wouldn't have paid to watch if they knew.
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>> hi, everyone, in is al jazeera america. i'm john seigenthaler. big impact. tens of millions of airbags declared defective. new fears for drivers as an already massive auto recall doubles. isil's gains. infighting while iraq tries to take a major city as isil's territory grows. so do doubts about the u.s.-backed campaign. flower power. america's